Insight into Parkinson’s – 25% Discount

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

REGISTER NOW TO GET YOUR SPECIAL CODE SAVE 25% As the charity partner for the 2018 Insight into Parkinson’s Summit we can offer you 25% off the normal price.  Your discount code will be emailed to you, please use this…

Painting with Parkinson's Video

Painting with Parkinson’s – Art Based Therapy

Monday, 19 March 2018

A great story aired on Channel 9 about how this Art therapy program is helping people with Parkinson’s. The segment also shares a moving story from Albert who attended the classes with his wife who suffered from Parkinson’s. Whilst his…

Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's disease

Brain Stimulation to Treat Freezing of Gait and Cognition

Monday, 19 March 2018

The sudden inability to move while walking, or feeling like your feet are stuck to the ground, is called “freezing of gait.” This symptom may arise as Parkinson’s disease (PD) progresses, and can lead to stumbling or falling. Unfortunately, current…

The Ultimate Charity Lottery raising funds for Parkinson's

Play for Purpose – Play for Parkinson’s

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Shake It Up has partnered with Play For Purpose, the ultimate win-win charity lottery, which has launched across Australia with $1 million worth of prizes. IT’S A WIN-WIN!   Looking to win great prizes and help find a cure for…

Alec and Megan Swim for Parkinson’s

Friday, 23 February 2018

This weekend our heroes Alec and Megan are swimming 19.7km in one of Western Australia’s iconic events, the Rottnest Channel Swim. Seeing the impact that Parkinson’s has had on their Pop inspired them to get involved and fundraise for research.  The thought…

Our Hero Georgia joins the El Camino Trek for her Dad

Friday, 9 February 2018

Seeing a loved one diagnosed with Parkinson’s inspired Georgia to jump straight in and join the Shake It Up team in the El Camino trek for Parkinson’s.  After setting herself a fundraising target of $7000 Georgia is well on her way…

Doctor and Patient

Drug Reverses ‘Off’ Periods in Phase III Trial

Sunday, 4 February 2018

People with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who experience “off” periods, times when symptoms return because the medication isn’t working optimally, soon may have a new treatment option. Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. recently announced positive Phase III results of under-the-tongue apomorphine, which mimics the…